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2015-04-16 23:04:49

The Building Thermal Insulation Market report covers major drivers, restraints, and opportunities for global market and analyze them with respect to their order of impact which explains the weight-age

2015-04-16 23:02:53

Topical research study “Building Thermal Insulation Market by Material (Wool Insulation, Plastic Foams and Others) and Application (Roof, Wall and Floor) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2020”

2015-04-16 23:02:03

Advantage PressureProTM, worldwide leaders in Tire Performance Management Solutions and TPMS technologies have announced to the market the launch of their barrier breaking TPMS+ platform with

2015-04-16 16:21:19

International Offers the Most Choice and Coverage for Remote Diagnostics in the Canadian Market MONTREAL, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Truck today announced the launch

2015-04-16 16:20:43

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin Group's Aircraft Tire Division has been recognized as Supplier

2015-04-16 12:26:12

LONDON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the core of the ship equipment, marine diesel engine can be divided into low-speed, medium-speed and high-speed types according to the rotational speed.Currently,

2015-04-16 12:22:49

Affordable, dependable line meets diverse needs of truckers LAVAL, QC, April 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Uniroyal(®)

2015-04-16 12:22:10

Committed to helping reduce global food loss and waste ATHENS, Ga., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Transicold is celebrating a double anniversary this year: 75 years of Carrier road

2015-04-16 08:25:10

EXPORT, Pa., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FS-Elliott Co., LLC, a leading manufacturer of oil-free centrifugal air and gas compressors, has announced today that their R1000 Control System

2015-04-16 08:23:58

As homeowners and builders face the financial impact of regulatory changes to water heaters, Vero offers a streamlined, energy-efficient tankless solution PHOENIX, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/


Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

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2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
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